Michel Gobat. Confronting the American Dream.

Biblioteca /  2000-2009

Michel Gobat. Confronting the American Dream. Nicaragua under U.S. Imperial Rule.

Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2005.

360 páginas.

Contents

Introduction

PART I

Manifest Destinies, 1849–1910

1 – Americanization through Violence: Nicaragua under Walker

2 – Americanization from Within: Forging a Cosmopolitan Nationality

PART II

Restoration, 1910–1912

3 – Challenging Imperial Exclusions: Nicaragua under the Dawson Pact

4 – Bourgeois Revolution Denied: U.S. Military Intervention in the Civil War of 1912

PART III

Dollar Diplomacy, 1912–1927

5 – Economic Nationalism: Resisting Wall Street’s “Feudal” Regime

6 – Anxious Landlords, Resilient Peasants: Dollar Diplomacy’s Socioeconomic Impact

7 – Cultural Anti-Americanism: The Caballeros Católicos’ Crusade against U.S. Missionaries, the “Modern Woman,” and the “Bourgeois Spirit”

PART IV

Revolution, 1927–1933

8 – Militarization via Democratization: The U.S. Attack on Caudillismo and the Rise of Authoritarian Corporatism

9 – Revolutionary Nationalism: Elite Conservatives, Sandino, and the Struggle for a De-Americanized Nicaragua

EPILOGUE

Imperial Legacies: Dictatorship and Revolution

Selected Bibliography

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